Additur vs Remittitur - What's the difference?

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Additur is a see also of remittitur.


In legal|lang=en terms the difference between additur and remittitur

is that additur is (legal) the augmentation by a judge of damages awarded by a jury while remittitur is (legal) the reduction by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.

As nouns the difference between additur and remittitur

is that additur is (legal) the augmentation by a judge of damages awarded by a jury while remittitur is (legal) the reduction by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.

additur

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (legal) The augmentation by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.
  • See also

    * remittitur ----

    remittitur

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal) The reduction by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.
  • See also

    * additur ----